Replacement of QlikView by Power BI

Between 2010 and 2015, many companies implemented their first comprehensive business intelligence (BI) system, often based on QlikView. At that time, QlikView was one of the best BI systems available on the market. From 2014, however, it was replaced by Tableau, which was more intuitive to use and offered better graphical analysis options. Between 2016 and 2018, Microsoft made a significant breakthrough with Power BI and has been continuously improving the tool ever since. Today, Power BI is considered one of the leading BI tools worldwide.

What we do for you

Our developers understand QlikView script in detail, and migrate it to Power BI and SQL Server. Hundreds of QlikView reports we have already successfully replaced in this way.

On request, we can also take over the maintenance of old stocks in the meantime.

Challenges with QlikView

Many companies in the German midmarket are still using QlikView, which can be a challenge due to the original implementations and grown infrastructures. QlikView scripts often rely on .qvd files to process data. When changes are made to the database or upgrades are made to ERP software such as ABAS or Dynamics (e.g. NAV, Business Central, AX, 365), the Maintainability often no longer exists. The original developers are often no longer available, which severely limits the adaptability of the reporting.

Your migration path

We have extensive experience in understanding existing QlikView infrastructures and reports and replacing them with modern solutions using Power BI and SQL Server. replace. Our migration path includes the following steps:

  1. Analysis of the existing QlikView environmentWe analyze the existing QlikView scripts, reports and .qvw modeling structures in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the current data. In doing so, we understand the technical background of the reports as well as the programming peculiarities.
  2. Gradual replacementWe develop a detailed plan for the gradual replacement of QlikView reports with Power BI solutions, possibly combined with a data warehouse (DWH). We clarify the technical details with your specialist departments, scrutinize the current implementation, clarify prioritization and incorporate changes in the source data into the new concept.
  3. Data integrationOur experts seamlessly integrate the data into the new Power BI environment, ensuring that all reports and dashboards meet your actual requirements of today correspond.
  4. Maintenance and supportWe also offer comprehensive maintenance and support services after the migration to ensure that your BI solutions run smoothly. We can ensure the maintenance of QlikView reports for the transition period and then provide ongoing support for the new Microsoft environment.
You will find few developers on the market who understand both QlikView and the Microsoft world. Replacing QlikView with Power BI offers companies numerous advantages, including better integration, enhanced functionalities, Significant cost reduction by eliminating servers and QlikView licenses and simplifying maintenance. With our extensive experience and proven migration approach, we are your ideal partner for this transformation process.
You are welcome to arrange a non-binding appointment directly with our experts.